About the Book
The book takes you through the Informed Birth Preparation process, helping you to create your own Birth Map and prepare for life after birth.
What is inside?
Informed Decision Making,
what to expect from 'standard pregnancy care,
Creating your Birth Map,
General Considerations for birth,
each stage of labour,
Example map and space to summarise your informed decisions,
Beyond the Birth - what do you really need, what is normal?
A glossary of medical terms,
Resources and Support Services for special circumstances
There is more to this book than meets the eye. A wealth of resources and support is made available to you, in the free member area on Catherine Bell's website. A monthly newsletter keeps you up to date. Catherine created this space as an alternative to social media: free of trolls and data mining, full of evidenced based information and genuine support.
This is Your Birth.
No Matter What.
My mission is simple: To provide all women with the means to make informed decisions regarding their pregnancy care, labour, birth and parenting. I never want to hear another woman say "I wish someone had told me". My name Is Catherine Bell. I am The Birth Cartographer. 'The Birth Map' is more than just another Birth Book, it is linked to the free Member Area on bellabirth.org provides a wealth of science-based information and support, an online village alternative to social media. Free of advertising, no data mining or trolls.